WINNIPEG – Old St. Nicholas will hit the streets Saturday night.
The Santa Claus Parade will run down Portage Avenue at 5:00 p.m., and will result in several downtown road closures.
The following closures will be in effect from 1:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
- Portage Avenue will be closed from Sherbrook Street to Main Street
- Portage Avenue East will be closed from Main Street to Westbrook Street
- Hargrave Street, Colony Street, Vaughn Street, Kennedy Street, Edmonton Street, Garry Street, Fort Street, Carlton Street, Donald Street, and Smith Street will be closed at Portage Avenue
- Main Street southbound will be closed between McDermot Avenue and Graham Avenue
- Main Street northbound will be closed between St. Mary Avenue and Portage Avenue
- Pioneer Avenue westbound will be closed between Main Street and Westbrook Street
- Westbrook Street southbound will be closed between Portage Avenue East and William Stephenson Way
- William Stevenson Way eastbound will be closed between Main Street and Waterfront Drive
Winnipeg Transit will re-route all buses operating in the vicinity of the Santa Claus Parade. The re-routes will be in effect from approximately 12:30 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. For route and schedule information, visit Winnipeg Transit.